Friday, 11 October 2013

Boys' Friend - BOY-290-3/BPJ-1-3 Famous Footballers


1911
BOY-290-3 / BPJ-1-3 Famous Footballers
Boys' Friend
3 strips of 4 cards

These cards are quite rare, but they are evn harder to findin their original versions - Boys' Friend gave away three cards over three weeks - 2nd, 9th and 16th December, 1911. Each of the three cards featured a Famous Footballer, along with a Famous Boxer card, a Famous Regiments card and a Famous Flag card. I only have details of one of these complete sheets.

1.  Spiers (Bradford)
2.  Colin Veitch (Newcastle United)
3.  Windridge (Chelsea)

Famous Boxers - Bombadier Wells
Famous Regiments - Grenadier Guards
Famous Footballers - Colin Veitch (Newcastle United)
Famous Flags - The Royal Standard

2 comments:

  1. How much are these cards worth please?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Two are listed at £12.99 for the pair:

      https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/304071436155?hash=item46cc11e77b:g:BjQAAOSwzHBg9DH6

      Delete

Please feel free to leave a comment, though it will not appear straight away, as I will need to authorize it.